Caring for Your Hearth and Home

Ed and Kim Blankenship started Sootshaker Chimney Sweep in 1985 and have served the Tri-State area of Kentucky, Ohio and West Virginia ever since. The company is a member of the National Chimney Sweep Guild, the professional standards and education industry leader. Owner Ed Blankenship has been trained by the Chimney Safety Institute of America; and our staff is trained in the industry and at the factory level on our products.

We are your local go-to for sales, service and installation of wood, pellet and gas stoves, as well as cleaning, stainless steel relining, renovation and repair of your chimney and fireplace. In short, we do it all, while being professional, courteous and punctual.

Kim Blankenship, Office Manager

Ed Blankenship, Owner

Our Technicians

Charles Griffith, 16 years with the company

Paul Rister, 7 years with the company